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Aug 2, 2009 4:00am EDT
today on u-s farm report... a government >>> today on "u.s. farm repo", a government effort to encourage new sources for biofuels gives farmers another potential market. >>> meanwhile, grain producers sharpen their pencils to analyzthe acre program. >>> and biodiesel supporters work to get truckers to sample the new fuel. >> "u.s. farm report" brought to you by chevy, an american revolution. and welcome to >>> good morning. welcome to "u.s. farm report". i'm john phipps. more so than any year i can remember, more legislative action is occurring at every level of government that will impact farmers and rural america. while most eyes are on washington, and rightly so as efforts on health care, economic recovery and climate change are fast and furious, there are also huge changes coming from state and local governments. thanks to the recession, the changes are not going to be pleasant either. an ag state researcher outlined how budget cuts will decrease personnel and be even worse next year. unfortunately, iowa is in relatively good shape compared to states like california and
Aug 9, 2009 4:00am EDT
today on u-s farm report... the relentless >> today on u.s. farm report. the relentless climb in farm land prices is finally broken. but does it signal a new trend. >>> farmers wrestle with a farm program that offers interesting possibilities for some areas. >>> and our crop watchers ask, where is the heat? >> u. farm report, brought to you by chevy, an american revolution. ♪[music] >> good morning. and welcome to u.s. farm report. it was not a quiet week. most of the growns were from farmers like men. green producers have been late arriving at the recession party but i think we have finally joined our fellow citizens. along the way, there will be hard work, adjusting costs to meet the low income prospects. this is hardly new stuff, but many of us were hoping for just one more year of sizzling prices. but then i'm pretty sure i said the same thing the same time last year too. let's get started with the news. >> good morning, everyone. for the first time in more than 20 years, the value of prime american farm land has lowered. according to numbers just released, the value of
Aug 30, 2009 4:00am EDT
stay with us. -0-0-0-0-0- i spent much of this week speaking to >> farm report guests th week. gentlemen, the top producer crop tour, whatever they got done, they said that crops are late maturing this year. that's not unusual, particularly in the eastern corn belt. because it's late being put out too. but has that -- that information been priced into the prices because they're at 320, 40, 50. >> i think it certainly has had a factor in supporting the market and farmers aren't selling anything. the bean crop is really late. human nature of market is people believe whatever it is they want to believe. if you want to be bullish corn, you're going to believe it's a late frost. what came out of that tour is we would have record yields. if you want to be bearish, you believe the record yields. start a good debate. >> i'm going to ask you about soy beans. corn is not as good in the eastern belt as the western belt. >> i think one thing that you will find in corn this year is that folks will tell you that genetically we should be looking at a 7-bushel per acre increase every year for
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Aug 12, 2009 6:00pm EDT
and with con stuks jobs scarce, mexicans inside the u.s. supporting families back home need bailing out themselves. all that plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. the fireworks present at many healthcare town halls this month have a lot to do with whether the public believes that pelnnves that politicians are leveling with them, and the president's point man with the press was challenged today about some statement mrs. obama made that are not true. senior white house correspondent major garrett is checking the facts. >> the president's waging war against what he calls healthcare myths and disinformation. town halls like the one yesterday in new hampshire, the white house says, allowed him to do just that. >> the president went out of his way to bring up, in fact, service misinformation it turns out there to address it. >> but the president got it wrong yesterday when he said this about the powerful seniors lobby, aarp. >> we have the aarp onboard, because they know this is a good deal for our seen quors. >> aarp would not be endorsing a bi
Aug 23, 2009 4:00am EDT
american revolution. >> good morning and welcome to "u.s. farm report." i'm john phipps. chip flory and the guys at "pro farmer" filled it from the corn belt. i've got the details. the initial reaction to crop reports is initially to nitpick the details or assumptions but most of us can walk out to our own fields and see the proof. there are bad spots but once again farmers in other places failed to make my crop more valuable. another one of my marketing plans shot. al is on his way back from the crop tour so i'll be working solo. let's get started with that crop tour summary. the fourth down trip started off monday and continued through thursday. now it includes an eastern and western spring. in all they visit fields in seven states representing 70% of corn and soybean production. in the east they were surprised by the lack of disease and insect pressure. >> yes, we have seen some isolated cases to where we might have some gatherings of japanese beatles, things like that. in a few isolated locations. but really, over all, when you pull up to these been fields that seems to be one o
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Aug 12, 2009 7:00pm EDT
>> it can now cover the scent of blood. [laughter] bret: thank you for joining us. we will be back tomorrow. shepard: how bad is the budget deficit? the news is in. the health-care debate, tonight, the angry in america. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute shepard: u.s. marines now on the move. they are looking to free a town from taliban forces. >> we are on the offensive. shepard: tonight, the video you will see only on fox. >> pushing back at to the health care town halls and why the aarp says they are not on board yet. the issues are so important, they are about the health of our parents, children, ourselves. across america, lawmakers have been holding town hall meetings to talk about to the health-care plan. they are trying to create a health care system for uninsured americans. a lot of people are fired up on this. we put people on location in colorado, california, maryland, iowa, new jersey. we have noticed something in common at many of these meetings, it seems that with passions and tempers running
Aug 12, 2009 9:00pm EDT
evening. >> good evening. thank you very much for that and thank aut home for staying with us for the next hour. on july 27th, two and a half weeks ago democratic congressman frank cratovil was hanged in effigy outside his congressional office in maryland. the staged lynching, the well tied noose and all was gleefully staged by an antihealth care reform protestor. later that week on august 1st the democratic congressman from texas held a town hall event at a grocery store in austin to talk about health care reform. and antihealth care reform protestor there greeted him with a mock marble tombstone engraved with the congressman's name on it. two days after that on august 3rd democratic congressman brad miller of north carolina reported to the capitol hill police that he had received death threats over his support for health care reform. one antihealth care reform protestor called his d.c. office and told a staffer, quote, miller could lose his life over this. the very next day on august 4th the idea of a democratic congressman being killed because he supported health care reform became a pu
Aug 12, 2009 12:00pm EDT
the people and not about taking money out of the free enterprise capitalistic system that made us a great country and putting it in government pockets. >> grassley is the ranking republican on the senate finance committee, deeply involved obviously in health care reform bargaining process. let's talk about president obama, because he's fighting, one of the ones calling those health care reforms scare tactics head on. at a town hall in portsmouth, new hampshire, it was a lot like a campaign rally. the president accused special interest to scare and mislead people. outside the forum, protesters had signs that called him a socialist and protested what they see as a bigger government role in health care. president obama plans more town halls. the white house has launch add weshz to counter critics. >>> during the town hall, president obama says we have the aarp on board. the aarp which has 45 million or 50 says not so fast. the ceo says they have not endorsed any of the health care reform bill. aa rchl p is launch ag multi-million dollar advertising and organizing this to debunk critics. >>>
Aug 10, 2009 9:00am EDT
's stories, go to our blog at and we're glad you're with us today. hope you'll join us again tomorrow. >> thanks so much for being with us. >>> right now the news continues with "cnn newsroom" and heidi collins. >>> three amigos meet south of the border. the summit on swine flu, trade, and the boarer. >>> a u.s. helicopter gun ship in action in afghanistan. watch what happens next. >>> and a restaurant worker, your health care, our focus in this make or break month. good morning, everybody, i'm heidi collins, it's monday, august 10th, and you are in the "cnn newsroom." >>> well, this morning, the battle of health care reform. congress is in recess, lawmakers are back at home, but voters are angry and they are on the offense. we'll talk more about that. >>> also, people still getting in each other's faces as you see here is this hot issue going to cool down any time soon? or more of these town hall meetings erupt into shouting matches? and our suzanne malveaux is traveling with the president. his health care is the top priority, top domestic priority, that is. but this morning
Aug 12, 2009 1:00pm EDT
-section, not necessarily representative, but people coming up to us and having a discussion about health care. last night we pulled in to paducah, kentucky, and it was just remarkable, the number of people who showed up. so, what we did, we asked the restaurant across the road to give us some chairs. we sat down under -- 20 feet from the bus, got our cameras fired up, and we had our own town hall meeting. here's just a taste of what we heard. we're here in paducah, kentucky. we are hearing different things from people wherever we're going, but i haven't found too many people around here who are opposed to reforming health care. >> i'm for the idea, but i don't think that congress and the president has done a good job of disseminating the information. i'm just hearing a lot of flak and not a lot of meat and potatoes. >> reporter: what about you? >> i think right now we have a lack of choice. i mean, health care's expensive. i mean, the average costs of the coverage i found more often than not are more expensive than the actual care. i would think any choice, any viable choice, would be better than what we
Aug 10, 2009 5:00pm EDT
to weak people that they convinced to commit suicide, but at the end of the day, do they accept us as a jewish state proof. -- as a jewish state? . >> in on the complex -- armed conflicts, that our strategies and also psychological operations. in the counter risen efforts -- counter-terrorism efforts, and it may be an abstract question that requires an abstract answer, is there a viable strategy or tactical approach to the use of psychological the terence to deter -- psychological deterrence to deter the actions of terrorists? it is easy to think about the physical deterrents and protections of borders and so forth. how liable is psychological deterrence -- how viable is psychological deterrent to that that of nuclear and biological materials and so forth, and also to be armed aggressors? >> bill on the panel would like to deal with that? -- who on the panel would like to deal with that? >> on mondays, wednesdays, and friday's i am an optimist and believe that there are solutions to problems. one tuesdays and thursdays i am not an optimist, or in the words of mark twain, i am an op
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
in other words, dealing with one problem here as opposed to 100 problems is what you are asking us to do. >> please. >> thank you for coming. my question would be, what could you do to get the government out of our lives and let us use our god-given ability and talent to make things better for everyone. >> i suppose the easiest answer would be just to vote no on new programs. i think there are a lot of things out there already this year than to have the pill. .. i have found it easier to stop -- to cause problems for not getting larger and not establishing new problems and i found it to do with older programs. programs. being a person wants to limit government, i found the best way to do it was through the taxing policy. if you limit the money coming into the federal treasury, you will limit what can be spent to some extent. you are still having overspending. i do not by the principal that an increase the dollar of taxes is a dollar reduction in expenditures -- in the deficit. a dollar increase in taxes does not result in a dollar decrease in deficits. what it results in is probabl
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Aug 11, 2009 3:00pm EDT
of fireworks lately. tell us about the tone of this event. >> outside, it has been very feisty, but inside, it was very respectful, bonilla, -- vanilla, calm. the president going around trying to find some opposition. one woman got up and said she was a pose. he winked at her, and she fell apart. shepard: the president addressed some of the tactics. >> he called the misinformation tactics. he took on one thing that has been out there possibly about how your health care may change. let's listen. >> the rumor that has been circulating a lot lately is this idea that somehow the house of representatives voted for death panels that will basically pull the plug on grandma. >> president obama spent a lot of his time at that town hall meeting basically trying to say what was in his plan. shepard: a lot of disinformation is out there. i wonder if the white house has found itself -- at least at this point, it seems clear they have not been able to match their opponents' campaign of disinformation, and the white house seems to be struggling. do they have a plan? >> they thought getting the president
Aug 27, 2009 9:00pm EDT
, right and center agrow on, scare tactics have been used. >> cannot have a government program that is going to pull the plug on grandma. >> republicans have a better solution that will not put seniors in a position of being put to death by their government. >> a lot of people are going to die. this program of government options is going to kill people. >> and no one's trying to scare people with sound bites. i don't know any leaders in the house and the senator who have done that. yeah, strike two. then there was strike three. a republican party mailer being sent across the country with was surfaced online today. called the 2009 future of american health care survey and it claims to be a friendly questionnaire about health care, sent by, rnc chairman michael steele who promises that, of course, no one's trying to scare people, the survey questions about house reform include, "it has been suggested that the government could use voter re h registration. prompting fears that gop voters might be discriminated against for medical treatment in a democratic imposed health care ratio
Aug 5, 2009 1:00pm EDT
anthems of canada and the united states, music that reminds us of our history, our traditions, our struggles, and our victories. will you please rise? ♪ ["o canada" playing] ["star-spangled banner" playing] thank you. please be seated. as we begin today, i am especially honored to be here and see for this year's air safety program -- yhour mc for this year's a safety program. we have but to get all the representatives of safety, security, jumpseat, and pilot assistance. and has been quite an undertaking. i am grateful for all the long and hard work of those who made it possible. it is my pleasure to introduce the committee chairs whose efforts led to this historic week. on my far right, united capt. rory kay. on my far left, first officer rich obert. i might direct left, national security committee chair robert powers. there are two more individuals on stage for us to welcome. first, the president of the airline pilots association, captain john prater, and the " honorable capt. randy that it -- babbitt. he is no. 1 in the faa. you get a pilots said it, it is it his signature on y
Aug 13, 2009 5:00pm EDT
water, using up to two dozen times more energy. over the past several years, a lot of water has been recalled due to contamination by arsenic, cleaning compounds, and bacteria. consumers may not realize that many of the regulations apply to municipalities for tap water, and do not apply to facilities for bottled water. i would like to put up a chart outlining some of these differences. for example, municipal suppliers are required to tell consumers within 24 hours if they find dangerous contaminants that exceed federal levels, but this requirement does not apply to bottled water. certified laboratories must be used for tap waters, but of all water has no similar requirement. and the contamination found, the local contamination, and potential health defects. all water distributors are required to provide a report. instead, they relied on limited information found on labels and in some cases on company websites. . . >> another company states the clinical tests at hospitals several cities demonstrate improvements in the health of patients in certain disorders mountain valley water. anot
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Aug 16, 2009 10:00am EDT
within the last two dagens, when he did the two town hall events. >> rick: tell us the -- i read the press release yesterday and the town would be holding a town hall on health insurance reform, the new name of the game now. and talking about health insurance reform, and not health care reform, tell us about this strategy there. >> reporter: well, the white house basically is saying a huge portion of health care reform is basically fixing the insurance industry, and the way insurance is hand here in the u.s., and the president now has basically made the insurance company the enemy in a lot of this and several people in the town halls the past couple of days have called him out on it saying is that really fair and how are the insurance companies going to survive if you provide a public option so he has been called on it several times but he basically said there are millions of americans struggling with the system that is better set up for the insurance companies, than it is for average americans. some of the polling suggests that some people, while they'd like to see health insura
Aug 3, 2009 12:00am EDT
invention. we have not used that word before. what is the role of the federal government before, during, and after these events? is additional authority needed to address response and recovery from these events? we cannot sit by and merely hope that out size to disasters such as hurricane katrina and 9/11 will never occur again. our obligation to the public requires investigation by the subcommittee to prepare us for the possibility of these contingencies. hese contingencies. wrecking katrina make landfall august 29th 2005 and prove to be the most costly natural disaster in american history. on congress and particularly the subcommittee have spent the nearly four years since katrina looking at the action of the federal current as well as state and local governments, voluntary agencies as citizens themselves from response to recovery. which continues to this day. on the golf course -- on the gulf coast. today's hearing focuses on next that the. of what it did we learn from hurricane katrina as well as other disasters in the united states and the air around the world practice concerning w
Aug 18, 2009 9:00am EDT
? because at the state level, that's the big consumer of state budgets. >> right. we use data from the medical expenditure panel survey and we used the dissolution of the medicaid spending that was in an altered that spending basically in the same way we altered spending for other payers. okay. are there other questions? all right. thank you very much, everyone, for your time and i would be happy to take questions afterwards if you would just like to contact me personally. thanks again. in a few moments, the first news conference with dr. francis collins, the new director of the fast institutes of health. -- national institutes of health. >> the new director of the national institutes of health, dr. collins, held his first news conference yesterday, since being confirmed a little over a week ago. as we begin, he outlines some of his priorities. this is about an hour. >> in my presentation to the town meeting this morning, i tried to outline five specific themes that i think are useful in terms of portraying particular areas of unique opportunity and i will do that briefly for you n
Aug 13, 2009 8:00pm EDT
these days. what is happening? . u.s. steel workers union in a conference call. he claimed that pittsburgh has snagged these big events because of its excellent record in labor and business relations, public/private partnerships -- they went back over the whole they went back over the whole story of our renaissance that 1950's and said it has all led up to today. frankly, there are probably other reasons why we got picked to be the site of the g-20 summit. i still have not figured the not yet, but i am assuming that we are attractive because we are perceived as a green city. we have a convention center which i believe was the first leed-certified convention center in the world. many buildings around town have been greened in that regard, so they are impressed by those efforts by arrest belt city to raise its environmental profile. also, i think barack obama has some pretty fond memories of pittsburgh. in the pennsylvania primary he spent a lot of time here last spring in the state and came to the city a few times. and also we do have a fairly strong labor presence here. i'm just speculatin
Aug 14, 2009 10:00am EDT
. composed of people that primarily are on twitter and facebook or people that use online organizing techniques to organize their community around some kind of issue. host: you are meeting at the the david lawrence convention center in pittsburgh. . >> that basically decide if they want to follow us around. 9÷they are trying to grab onto what we are doing, regardless of which city is in. host: c-span has a presence at both conferences. we will be covering today and tomorrow, some of the panels that are taking place, including a conversation with congressman suspect and arlen specter who will be speaking at the event with the former dnc chairman howard dean. where do you see the netroots movement going into next three- five years? guest: what will happen is that the past seven or so, we have worked on the electric-politics. it has gotten pretty sophisticated. there has been signs among activists and victories and money raised on line. you'll start seeing people translate that into techniques that are effective for governments. getting things like health care passed, getting the cat a
Aug 10, 2009 11:00am EDT
we'll treat it first. most families in china earn less than 1,000 u.s. dollar as year. the 15 cents is affordable health care. but reeed. we can't afford to treat major illnesses, she says, we're afraid if it's serious we'll have to spend a lot of money. but health care reform is also important to this economy. the chinese have an incredibly high personal saving rate. currently that's to cut against medical bills. the government is imposing a better health care system will mean that they save less and spend more. that will be good for economic growth. to do that, they have sun verse sal health courage of 20/20. >> here is tony harris. >> good morning, everyone. this is august 10th. the top stories in the cnn "newsroom." >>. >>> divers look for bodies in the hudson river. >>> a growing appetite in small town america. good morning, everyone. i'm tony harris and you are in the cnn "newsroom." temperatures are reaching a pitch and the chanting, the yelling, the hard to reach the debate through all of the noise. to determine what happens with health care reform, we'll cut through all of
Aug 13, 2009 6:00am EDT
administration is handling things. dan lothian is breaking it down for us. >> the economy is leveling out, suggesting that the recession could be over. good news for your job and money. christine romans breaks it down. >>> we begin in the fight in afghanistan. marine and afghan forces are engaged in a fierce battle for control of a strategic town in southern afghanistan. barbara starr is live at the pentagon. this comes at a crucial time for afghanistan. >>> one week from today, afghanistan holds presidential elections. the taliban are vowing to disrupt the elections. the u.s. is doing everything it can to make sure the elections are secure. u.s. troops, as you say, marines now in the fight in the city of dahaneh. some of the video we're showing our viewers is really extraordinary. this video, some taken at night by the associated press as they moved through the area with the marines. casualties in southern afghanistan have been heavy in recent weeks as the extra u.s. troops have moved in. president obama, of course, sending the 21,000 additional troops to afghanistan. ove
Aug 11, 2009 2:00am EDT
we help them to enhance what they had, to use it better, and to use additional functions around population management and care planning. we fanlight -- we found that our criticisms were helpful and they could do it. most of them came back to was very excited about it, but says they were paying for this themselves, to sustain this day needed change meant in the payment that a guy. we call this paid-for-proactive care, for all setting and interviewing for behavioral change and education. mber per month is . is really helpful to see some cost savings and the clinics really needed to be able to refer whoever they could -- that they saw the need for, into the program to make it work, to make that efficiency work. so that's really what i had to say. thank you again for having me. >> thank you. sue, take us to colorado. >> thank you. it's my pleasure to talk about the medicaid medical homes for children pilot that we initiated a couple of years ago. and i'd like to share some brief background to put it into context. when governor bill ritter came into office in 2007, healthcare was a t
Aug 31, 2009 5:00pm EDT
of us. in the private insurance market when somebody who is not on medicare but doesn't have health insurance shows up at the hospital and the hospital gets the doctor and they treat the patient and they have to do big surgery, you think the hospital just swallows all that cost? they and the insurance companies pass it on. it's estimated that in the private insurance market individuals pay over on average $1,100 a year for all the people who are not insured in the system and pay for it in a very inefficient way because they are not getting the preventive care up front. they have to wait until the problem gets worse because they can't go to the doctor's office because what does the doctor office say when you call them up. what's your insurance number? i don't have one so it gets worse and worse and worse and they show up at the hospital, much more expensive. who pays for it, all of us through our insurance and medicare through the system so we're saying people have to shoulder that responsibility now, but you can't say to somebody who earns $25,000 a year that you've got to pick up t
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Aug 9, 2009 6:00am EDT
morning show at this hour of the morning. >> hey, good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us early an a sunday morning. wish we had better news but we'll get to the developments of that plane crash in a minute. medical procedures. dr. mark siegel here to identify procedures. break down what that means, this healthcare plan. >> a pretty common one that you may be expecting to get done to you in the next few years. >> also some controversy you might say. a new study out from the financial times this week about the more women on boards of directors means a company's coffers may be less. the women on board of directors. first a company profit, one study says yes. allison -- >> i may take issue with this. >> based on u.s. businesses and legit. not one -- not a tiny little study out of a foreign country. >> 87,000 board of directors. >> i think boards of directors. >> we'll explain because there's also an up side to having women on the board. >> that too is debatable. >> in the meantime we need to tell but what happened yesterday. there's -- there was another plane crash over the hudson
Aug 3, 2009 7:00pm EDT
a choice in next year's senate primary because u.s. congressman joe sestak is bravely going to come out of the gate and make a very big statement tomorrow morning, a very big statement. that arlen specter is going to have a rival for the nomination of the party he just joined. that's in "the politics fix" tonight. >>> guess how to get into harvard? well, you could have your father arrest one of its professors. i'm serious. that's in the "hardball sideshow." >>> but first, u.s. congressman lloyd doggett of texas was shouted down at his own town hall meeting in austin, texas. austin is what i'm told apparently the most sophisticated political town in texas, sir. why the zaniness over the weekend at your town hall meeting? let's look at the pictures while you speak of what was going on there. >> what better slogan for the party of no, no way, never, than just say no? one of the reasons is many of these people were summoned in by the local republican and libertarian parties. they didn't even live in the neighborhood. they were there not just to be heard, but to ensure other people weren't h
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Aug 13, 2009 1:00am EDT
that is all the time we have this evening. thank you for being with us. the news continues with greta. we will see you back here tomorrow night. greta: can you hear me now? you all know that commercial. it was no commercial yesterday. it was the real deal. it happened at a town hall meeting. councilwoman answers herself phone while she is being asked a question. the woman who asked the question is here. what do you want from these town halls? what is the point? you will hear from rush limbaugh coming up. there is a new information regarding pakistani terrorists. henry kissinger goes on the record. the town hall process continues. >> [unintelligible] >> it triples premiums. >> stand up and fight. we woke vote -- we will vote you out. [unintelligible] [applause] >> it got a little bit rough these days. next question. he did not answer it. he taught in circles. >> people come to town meetings who have objections. i emphasize that they may not be representative of america. their views have to be taken into account. >> there is some disagreement. >> how are we supposed trust you
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Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
disrupted this election like many of us thought might take place. so far this election is said to have gone reasonably well despite the violence and low turnout. brian: who's favored to win? is it karzai in a run away or are the polls, indeed, closing? >> well it looks like president karzai will probably take the overwhelming share of the vote but probably won't get enough to avoid a second-round runoff. he needs 50% plus one vote in order to win outright. and right now he looks well short of that. but it all depends on turnout to see just who who will win and if there will be a second round of this election. brian: all right, conor. thanks. gretchen: iraq's prime minister is calling for a security review after a wave of bombings. sunni insurgents are blamed for the violence yesterday in baghdad. malaki's statement is the first by government leaders there acknowledging security problems since the u.s. withdrew troops from iraqi cities. president obama called the violence "senseless." two soldiers are dead in the crash of an army blackhawk helicopter near the top of colorado's second highest
Aug 13, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. >> roger, we're going to have to leave it there. thank you. join us again tomorrow night at 5:00 and 7:00 eastern for more "hardball." right now it's teem for "the ed show." >>> i'm ed schultz, this is "the ed show. good evening americans, live from 30 rock in new york, it's "the ed show." what would jesus do while americans are vocal at town hall meetings, i find it very interesting that christian leaders are silent when it comes to the public option of health care in this country. i'm calling on christian leaders to step up and speak out, two passionate men of the cloth will join me. >>> dick cheney back in the news. he says the statue of limitations has expired on many of his white house secrets. it turns out there was some love lost when bush stopped listening to shooter. >>> sarah palin's doubling down on her death panel scare tactic, accusing the president of misleading you when it comes to end of life care. at the bottom of the hour, the congressman who proposed that very passage in the house bill joins me to separate fact from fiction. >>> also tonight, nbc news has obtained ex
Aug 13, 2009 9:00pm EDT
with us for the next hour. whether or not we are going to get health care reform at last in this country depends now mostly on the united states senate. the top republican in the united states senate on health care reform is this man. >> i think the best thing to do is want to get people to think about ending life, number one, place to start. the physical life. opposed to eternal life. it ought to be done within the family and considered religious and ethical issue and not something politicians need restricted. >> not something politicians deal with. top republican in the senate on the issue of health care. iowa senator chuck grassley and he says what happens at the end of your life is something for -- within your family. not something politicians should deal with. big round of applause for him on that. honestly, though, can you imagine that something as important as a person's circumstances at the capital end would be something politicians would even think they have to right to comment on? let alone intervene in. can you even imagine that? >> extraordinary circumstances like this, it is
Aug 25, 2009 6:00am EDT
hall road and miller road. as a result you will want to use 95 instead. it's getting busy but so far in significant issues to talk about. on the southbound lanes from mountain road heading toward 695, right now we're only looking at an 11 minute clip. 95 through the city at the fort mchenry tunnel. we are in excellent shape. if you're going to approach the downtown region from 695 it's going to take 15 minutes. we have the broken watermain that completely shuts down saratoga street between green street, and martin luther boulevard. that's a look at the morning commute. back to you. >>> baltimore raven tony fein says he is innocent. the rookie linebacker was arrested sunday for assaulting a police officer after someone thought they saw him pass a handgun at a restaurant at the inner harbor. now some say he was racially profiled. megan gilliland joins us with the latest. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, patrice, fein's attorney says that his client was targeted by police because he is black and because of the hoody was wearing now fein speaks out for himself. the large
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Aug 9, 2009 12:00pm EDT
you a great day. thank you for joining us. >> eric: take care. >> shannon: this is a fox news alert. crash above the hudson. photographs, exclusive to fox news, show the tragic moment when a single engine airplane collided with a tour helicopter sending them both plummeting to the hudson river below. nine people are feared dead. ongoing investigation continues to unveil brand new information about just what happened. good afternoon from washington. i'm shannon bream. we continue to follow the news from new york where the airplane went down 24 hours ago. laura ingle on the jersey side of the hudson river. what can you tell us about the latest efforts there? >> we have watched the divers all morning long and i learned family members of the helicopter pilot are across the river in new york city at the medical examiner's office. they have the grim task of identifying their loved one. other family members of the other victims have been there as well and we understand that the italian tourists, family members of the italian tourist at the medical examiner's office last night as well. five
Aug 25, 2009 7:00am EDT
that it will be labeled homicide. >>> a dire swine flu warning. a presidential panel says half the u.s. population could get that flu. 90,000 people could die. what do we do now? >>> plaxico burress. from super bowl superstar to jail time. his first interview, here. >>> madoff's mistress. a 21-year affair. and she's telling all in a live interview this morning. >>> and defined a generation. "thirtysomething." the cast here, their first "thirtysomething." the cast here, their first reunion, 20 years later. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> we say good morning to you. welcome, again. i'm diane sawyer. robin is off on this tuesday, august 25th. after all of the speculation, after all of the talk, we have real information on michael jackson's death. >> one doctor says he took enough sedatives to knock down on elephant. the question, now, of course, will it rise to the level o homicide? abc's mike von fremd is at the los angeles county coroner's office. he has the latest this morning. good morning, mike. >> reporter: good morning, chris. he's documents show that dr. conrad murray admitted that he had been t
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Aug 9, 2009 4:00pm EDT
for joining us and have a great weekend. >> gregg: this is a fox news alert. we're awaiting a news conference from the national transportation safety board. officials are expected to gi an update on the deadly midair collision over the hudson river. i'm gregg jarrett. >> julie: i'm julie banderas. the associated presses recording the police department has located wreckage from the small plane that slammed into a tour khp chopper yesterday. so far divers have pulled five bodies from the waters. another four are believed to be missing. they recovered a pete's sightseeing helicopter. three people aboard the plane have been identified as members of a pennsylvania family. laura ingle is in new jersey and joins us live with the latest on the recovery effort. >> we are getting word that the search for the small plane that has been going on all day long and they have found the small aircraft just a little north of where we witnessed the helicopter coming out, at least part of it a short time ago. we had dramatic type tape of when the dievsz found the plane using a large crane off a huge boat. they we
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Aug 11, 2009 7:00pm EDT
-- bret: ready for the e-mails. thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. we will see you tomorrow. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute shepard: protesters protesters n hall meetings, challenging the president's health-care proposals, and today, it got a fiery. the news starts now. the showdowns so far -- explosive. >> wait a minute. >> you and your cronies in the government do this kind of stuff all the time. shepard: today, president obama got a chance to hold a town hall meeting of his own. >> i do hope that we will talk with each other and not over each other. shepard: now, what happened when the president took his turn. shepard: well, tonight, we are seeing an epidemic. it is dark, i know, but we will fix it. it mirrors some of the dark rage and rhetoric in america. supporters of president obama -- supporters and critics of president obama's proposed health-care reform have been shouting at each other all across america. democrats have been arranging some of these meetings to sell president o
Aug 10, 2009 1:00pm EDT
million people in north america expect from us, so that's what we will do. thank you very much. >> thank you. speaking foreign language ] >> translator: president obama, there are certain questions about violation of human rights here in mexico and all of these problems, fighting drug trafficking, are you going to certify mexico? and how can we move forward with the initiative? we've also been concerned about any attempt against felipe calderon's life. we know about certain threats and insecurity that prevails. this, of course, is certainly related to your country. we're concerned about the visa problem too, but what comments would you have regarding all these questions? [ speaking foreign language ] >> here, here, i think it's coming. go ahead. [ speaking foreign language ] >> translator: -- want to know if mexico is going to be certified, and if you will help. in applying resources for the initiative. we've also heard about some attempts against the life of president felipe calderon. do you have any knowledge of this? and we're also concerned about national security. we're concerned ab
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
leading to the largest u.s. base in the country. the suicide attack killed at least three civilians and set several vehicles on fire. nbc's chief foreign correspondent richard engel is in afghanistan and brings us the very latest. richard, what can you tell us? >> reporter: mika, i'm at the scene of that blast right now. it is on the eastern edge of kabul. it is apparently a british military convoy targeted by the taliban. the taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. right now i've been seeing british miller vehicles going back and forth between nato bases and the site of the blast. there are many soldiers and police here pushing back the crowds, trying to create space. taliban has said it would carry out a series of attacks leading up to elections on thursday. so far they have been doing just that. >> all right. richard engel. thanks very much. >>> in other news this morning, federal prosecutors say a federal government informant is behind the largest case of cyber crime ever prosecuted in u.s. history. albert gonzalez, along with two russian accomplices allegedly hacked
Aug 12, 2009 6:00am EDT
accused of shooting a 5-year-old girl. megan gilliland joins us with the latest. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. the attorney for lamont davis, says the video you're about to see, proves that his client is innocent. it proves that his client is not the one who shot a 5-year-old girl. lamont davis faces first degree newer defirst-degreefirst degre. but davis who had been arrested 15 times before says he is innocent and his attorney says he has the evidence to prove it. the department of juvenile service, says quote, we placed him on gps, the highest sanction the department has and we were monitoring him in realtime. attorney lynwood says it is that gps system that will help him prove his case. this video shows a man walk along pulaski street and opening fire. you see the crowd of people hovering a young child, but the video shows a shooter who is not wearing one of these gps units. one part is worn and the other monitors movement. the defense says that this shooter is only wearing socks. the shooting happened on july second, but it wasn't until july 16th that
Aug 20, 2009 5:00am EDT
. they happened back-to-back. sources tell us around 11:30 last night a man was shot several times in the back. while police were wrapping up that scene on carey and pratt, another call of a shooting on carroll street. both men taken to your -- area hospitals. if you know anything, saw anything, please call police right away. >>> a young man found lying in bell avenue in northwest avenue. police say he was shot in the head, taken to the hospital. no word on his condition. no suspects, no motive. >>> george williams in joppatowne was in his robe, a cup of cold coffee, his eyes as blurry as his mind. his son was just killed by the man who may get out of primp today. sherrie johnson is here to tell us more about the lockerbie bomber. >> reporter: yes, december 21, 1988 when pan am flight 103 blew up as it flew over scottland. the explosion killed all 259 people on board and 11 on the ground died when that plane crashed into lockerbie, scotland. al mcgrahy was convicted. scottish authorities will talk about what to do with him. reports are he will be released from prison on compassionate grounds.
Aug 20, 2009 4:30am EDT
for being with us. well, it is election day in afghanistan. a big test of that nation's progress, with millions of voters choosing their next president. >> plus, security is a major concern today, as tiban threated to disrupt the process. nick schifrin joins us from kabul this morning, where thousands have already voted. how's it going so far, nick? >> reporter: jeremy, thousands are voting. thousands will continue to vote for the next few hours, until the polls are closed. but as you said, not without a few incidents. there was a major shootout between police and three taliban suicide bombers on the streets of kabul this morning. luckily, the police were able to kill two of those suicide bombers. the third escaped. police are still looking for them. they've actually since confiscated the cameras of some of the journalists who have gone to that scene. so, clearly, police are really concerned about the violence, concerned about reporting on that violence. the big concern about the violence and fears of promised violence across the country by the taliban, is that nobody will come a
Aug 10, 2009 12:00pm EDT
was nothing. we were humiliated. they were laughing at us. unemployment was through the roof. you all don't remember those gas lines, but inflation was through the roof. we were in the midst of this horrible recession. but at the end of reagan's administration, by 1989, america's position in the world had been reestablished their our pride as the country had been restored. we were back, and the future was bright and hopeful. reagan recognized that that sense of faith in our country, that incredible love of country can be a fleeting thing. and so he said our spirit is back, but we haven't read institutionalize it. we've got to do a better job of getting across that america is freedom. freedom of speech. freedom of religion. freedom of enterprise. and freedom is special and rare. it needs protection. that is what we do at young america's foundation. we need to read institutionalize freedom through you all, because we know, as reagan said, that freedom is not something to be preserved at any one moment in time. we must struggle every day to preserve it. and freedom is never more than one gen
Aug 21, 2009 10:00am EDT
on the cuban revolution. thank you very much for joining us. that is the end of "washington journal." back tomorrow at 7:00 eastern time. thank you for joining us. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2009] . >> the president then heads to camp david this afternoon and will depart for martha's vineyard on sunday where his family will stay through august 30. in an hour or so, we will give you live coverage of today's white house briefing with press secretary robert gibbs. tonight on tv, author alice walker, winner of the pulitzer prize for her book "the color purple." par-3 our program starts at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span -- our three-hour program starts at 8:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> john mccaslin, interviewed by keith stroup, founder of norml, on "after words" on c- span's book tv. >> frank mankiewicz, campaign manager for george mcgovern, on the time when walter cronkite was considered for vice president. sunday at 8:00 on c-span. >> c-span's healthcare hub is a key resource. follow the latest tweets and the link
Aug 12, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> breaking news. u.s. marines go on a major offensive in southern afghanistan overnight. we'll bring you the very latest. >>> as president obama takes his health care reform plan to the people anger spills out all over the country. >> wait a minute. you want to leave? leave. >> i am going to speak my mind before i leave. >> we'll talk with senator arlen specter about what happened during his town hall meeting. >> a father's mission to bring his 8-year-old son back from an overseas orphanage. we'll take you inside the international custody battle and meet the heart-broken dad. >> two dapper-looking jewel thieves pull off one of the biggest heists ever early this wednesday morning, august 12th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. i'm harry smith along with debbye turner bell. julie and maggie are off this morning. >> good morning. >> good to have you with us again this morning. we talked a lot yesterday about ramping up military activity in afghanistan with nato and u.s. forces. the marines started a major offensive this morning. we will have th
Aug 9, 2009 1:00pm EDT
business initiative, no government mandate, no government monday. two u.s. journalists detained in north korea right arrived home thursday. there were accompanied by president bill clinton who secure their release after meeting with korean president kim jong ill. they were held for five months. first, their arrival in california, and then we will have their comments and remarks by former vice president al gore, followed by a statement from president obama here in washington. [applause] >> 30 hours ago, euna lee and i were prisoners in north korea. we feared that at any moment we could be sent to a hard labor camp. and then, suddenly we were told that we were going to a meeting. we were taken to a location, and when we walked in through the doors, we saw standing before us president bill clinton. wheat were shocked, but we in new instantly in our hearts that the nightmare of our lives was finally coming to an end. and now we stand here, home, and free. euna lee and i would like to express our gratitude to president clinton and his wonderful and amazing team, including john podesta, justin
Aug 17, 2009 6:30am EDT
a criminal enterprise, two counts of money laundering, one count of carrying and using a firearm in conjunction with drug trafficking and multiple counts of distribution and carrying of methamphetamine. floyd was tried separately and sentenced to 15 years in lev leavenworth prison where he died of a heart attack before he would have paroled. laurie got ten years in the federal penitentiary and was released after serving eight in july of 1999. her son and only child was 15 years old. laurie had been gone for half of his life. by then, the meth business in the midwest had mutated into something that laurie couldn't believe. though she was quick to comprehend that it was a new, much more fully developed phenomenon than that which she had created. and along with laurie identified a spot for herself in the new order, she did the thing that she'd been doing all of her life. she went right back into business. [applause] >> thank you. >> okay. it's question and answer time. >> okay. >> i see a hand over there. >> yeah. >> i didn't have a chance to read the whole book but i was wondering
Aug 10, 2009 4:00pm EDT
>> go. get the buddies. >> sometimes the story just needs to be shown. thanks for being with us. here now "the situation room" and wolf blitzer. >>> rick, thanks very much. happening now, three leaders, a shared mission. president obama huddles with the leaders of mexico and canada. they pledge to battle major problems especially one that's already left a lot of people dead. after a small plane crashes with a helicopter in new york, questions remain. why did it happen and could it happen again? we're standing by for some answers. there's a news conference with the national transportation safety board. stand by. >>> and a congressman screams at his constituents. did he have a public meltdown? >> not a single one of you have the decency to call my office and set up for a meeting. okay? then do that. do that! but don't, don't come and take advantage of what these individuals have done. you want a meeting with me on health care, i'll give it to you. >> tempers flare after a doctor confronts a congressman with questions over health care reform. why this blowup? i'll ask the congressm
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